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MEM20105 Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical-Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship)

MEM20105 Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical-Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID MEM20105 State ID AA48

Big toys, big career, big head start.

Get ahead with this pre-app and learn the skills and knowledge to work safely and effectively in the heavy automotive industry with loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks, haul trucks and more.

mobile plant mechanic

This course is half price for everyone (excl. school students) as part of the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative. Fees are also capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more here.

^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.


When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

Get ready for a career working with big gear.

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical - Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in a heavy vehicle or plant mechanic apprentice.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the heavy automotive industry, working on loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks and haul trucks, inspecting and servicing transmissions, steering, brakes, fuel injection systems, hydraulics, and batteries, troubleshooting basic faults, and workplace safety and health.

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1, 2024


Duration 12 Months
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Kalgoorlie
How Classroom Pre-Apprenticeship

Units and fees

To attain this qualification, you are required to successfully complete the units of competence (5 core plus elective units to value of at least 30 points) listed below. A work practice component of 150 hours minimum must also be completed.

For an approximate fee estimate, mark the boxes below corresponding to the number of units needed for this course. The estimated fees will be displayed on the right-hand side.


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment $6.48 $1.92 $9.02
MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task $6.48 $1.92 $7.93
MEM15002A Apply quality systems $25.92 $7.68 $30.53
MEM15024A Apply quality procedures $6.48 $1.92 $7.93
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment $6.48 $1.92 $7.93


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Module 1 (placement arranged)
$0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Module 2 (commenced)
$0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Module 3 (mid-point)
$0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Module 4 (completed)
$0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Interpret technical drawing
$58.32 $17.28 $82.02
Undertake manual handling
$29.16 $8.64 $60.45
Use comparison and basic measuring devices
$29.16 $8.64 $30.53
Perform engineering measurements
$77.76 $23.04 $112.11
Plan a complete activity
$51.84 $15.36 $66.15
Use hand tools
$29.16 $8.64 $41.91
Use power tools/hand held operations
$29.16 $8.64 $40.37
Maintain engine cooling systems
$29.16 $8.64 $30.53
Service combustion engines
$29.16 $8.64 $30.53
Maintain engine lubrication systems
$29.16 $8.64 $32.23
Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
$43.74 $12.96 $46.47

Please note: Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, Local Skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2024, students born on or after 1 July 2006 who are at least 15 years old in 2024) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

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